We Could Have Our First Snow Fall By The End Of The Week!
So get your Grit Salt From Greengates Builders Merchants Accrington, Lancashire now!
Weather forcasters are warning us that we could have our first snow and ice on the roads around Lancashire this weekend and what chaos it will cause especially after all this rain. Are you prepared? You now know you will need some salt so Contact us now to get your Rock Salt.
Here at Greengates Builders Merchants Accrington, Lancashire we stock Rock Salt in 25Kg bags and in bulk bags.
Rock Salt is often used both residentially and municipally for managing ice. Rock Salt is used to manage ice because brine which is a solution of water and salt has a lower freezing point than just ordinary water. Therefore by simply putting salt on ice this will cause it to melt. It is common for people to spread Rock Salt on their paths and driveways after a snow storm to melt the snow. It is also common for people to lay Rock Salt before a frost or snowstorm to prevent ice from forming.
Some people may be concerned about the effects of Rock Salt on the environment however do not worry! Rock Salt is non-toxic and residual salt is gradually diluted and disposed of through natural processes.
Be prepared don’t leave it till we have snow to get your Rock Salt.